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LMC banned Kano Pillars skipper Ali for 12 games

LMC banned Kano Pillars skipper Ali for 12 games

Sport June 12, 2019 at 10:14 pm 0 comments

The League Management Company (LMC) has banned Kano Pillars skipper Rabiu Ali for 12 games after he attacked the referee following his team’s 1-1 draw with Enugu Rangers in the NPFL Championship Playoffs at Agege Stadium.
The 32-year-old attacker midfielder opens the

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Women’s World  Cup: Asisat Oshoala shines as Super Falcons down Korea

Women’s World Cup: Asisat Oshoala shines as Super Falcons down Korea

Sport June 12, 2019 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

Barcelona women’s new striker, Asisat Oshoala scored for Nigeria’s Super Falcons in their second game at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France on Wednesday
Oshoala, who was later named player of the match, struck in the 75th minute, following an assist by Chidinma Okeke to give Nigeria their

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Semi Ajayi Gutted To Miss First AFCON With Super Eagles

Semi Ajayi Gutted To Miss First AFCON With Super Eagles

Sport June 10, 2019 at 4:18 pm 0 comments

Semi Ajayi is disappointed to miss out on a place in Nigeria’s squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, reports Completesports.com.
Ajayi, who plays Rotherham United and Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho were two players axed from the 25-man squad that had a week preparation in Asaba ahead

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Nigerian Athlete, Oduduru, Breaks Multiple Records To Become Second Fastest African Athlete Ever

Nigerian Athlete, Oduduru, Breaks Multiple Records To Become Second Fastest African Athlete Ever

Sport June 9, 2019 at 9:48 pm 0 comments

The Nigerian athlete Divine Oduduru has won his first NCAA 100m title clocking 9.86 seconds to become second African runner to achieve this feat.
Oduduru’s 9.86 second was the second-fastest time in NCAA history.
He is now the second Nigerian after Olopade Adeniken in 1992 and third African after Namibia’s

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IAAF unveils new name, logo, now `World Athletics’

IAAF unveils new name, logo, now `World Athletics’

Sport June 9, 2019 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has unveiled a new name and logo, `World Athletics’, saying it will make the sport more accessible to wider audience.
A statement by the association released to the media in Ilorin on Sunday, said that the new name was approved by the IAAF

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FIFA Women’s Cup: Can Super Falcons defeat the ‘Almighty’ Norwegians?

FIFA Women’s Cup: Can Super Falcons defeat the ‘Almighty’ Norwegians?

Sport June 8, 2019 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

Nigeria’s Super Falcons said they are motivated to take all three points off the Grasshoppers of Norway in their first match of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Reims on Saturday.
The Falcons are in Group A that also parades hosts France and South Korea. France opened the

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